EIL 4.9 Woolf Context

British Literature Module 4.9

British Literature- Excellence in Literature: English 4Study Guide: British Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 4)

Focus Text: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf (introduction by Eudora Welty)

Honors Texts: Space Trilogy by C. S. Lewis (3 books)

  1. Out of the Silent Planet
  2. Perelandra
  3. That Hideous Strength

EIL 4.9 Context Resources

These links represent only the online resources referenced in this module. Instructions, background information, offline resources, and assignments are all found in the Excellence in Literature study guide listed above.

Readings

https://kids.britannica.com/students/article/Modernism/341223

https://mla.hcommons.org/deposits/objects/hc:25520/datastreams/CONTENT/content

https://excellence-in-literature.com/victorian-modern-comparison/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/to-the-lighthouse-study-guide-by-cathy-decker

The Author’s Life

Ruth Webb’s Virginia Woolf

https://www.biography.com/writer/virginia-woolf

Poetry

 

Eliot: https://excellence-in-literature.com/t-s-eliot-poetry

https://excellence-in-literature.com/t-s-eliot-poetry/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/hollow-men-four-quartets/

https://poetryarchive.org/poet/t-s-eliot/

Auden: https://www.bl.uk/collection-items/landscape-with-the-fall-of-icarus

Yeats: https://excellence-in-literature.com/the-second-coming-by-william-butler-yeats

Hopkins: https://excellence-in-literature.com/gerard-manley-hopkins-poetry

https://excellence-in-literature.com/richard-austin-recites-hopkins-poetry

http://www.eaglesweb.com/Sub_Pages/hopkins_poems.htm

Short Stories

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Kew_Gardens

http://www.101bananas.com/library2/otherside.html

https://americanliterature.com/author/hh-munro-saki/short-story/the-reticence-of-lady-anne

Audio

To the Lighthouse narrated by Juliet Stevenson

https://excellence-in-literature.com/virginia-woolf-radio-recording

https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20160324-the-only-surviving-recording-of-virginia-woolf

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=93184407

Music

http://www.pbs.org/keepingscore/stravinsky-rite-of-spring.html

https://www.professorcarol.com/2015/01/16/fireworks-stravinsky/

https://www.professorcarol.com/2021/02/26/stravinsky-symphony-of-psalms/

Video

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086452/

Visual Arts

https://mymodernmet.com/what-is-modern-art-definition/

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/art-terms/m/modernism

Realism: William Bouguereau’s (1825–1905) The Knitting Girl (1869)

Paul Cezanne’s Self-Portrait (1879)

Impressionism (sensory experience in a particular moment): Claude Monet’s Haystacks at Sunrise (Snow Effect) (1890–1891)

Post-Impressionism (multiple perspectives in a single moment): Edouard Manet’s The Cafe Concert (1878)

Cubism: Pablo Picasso’s Le guitariste [Guitar Player] (1910)

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/wassily-kandinsky-1382

Historic Context

https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/out-of-the-wasteland-the-first-world-war-and-modernism-1.2190829

https://www.tate.org.uk/archivejourneys/bloomsburyhtml/

https://kids.britannica.com/students/article/Bloomsbury-group/317696

Places to Go

http://www.charleston.org.uk

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/monks-house?p=1356307088253

https://www.cornwalls.co.uk/cornwall/godrevy_lighthouse.htm

https://www.trinityhouse.co.uk/lighthouses-and-lightvessels/godrevy-lighthouse


Index of British Literature context link pages

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British Literature Texts (recommended editions)

British Lit study guide, and links to focus and honors texts (opens in a new tab at the author’s Everyday Education site)

 

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